The Novels

The Star of Babylon


“Artifact&Detective” is the series of books for readers with the fine taste. They are devoted to historical mysteries, “fatal” art objects, and are marked by the brilliant modern plots on the ancient background. The plots are often based on the search of the ancient artifact. Artifacts are objects beyond time. Nobody knows if the passions they cause calm down during the new century.

Ishtar’s Star, the artifact of this novel, is a fine piece of jewelry made of gold and decorated with lazurite, once stolen from Babylon’s ruins. It can fulfill the wishes of its owner, but may destroy the owner if he or she causes the anger of the goddess Ishrar.

Viking’s Amulet


You are looking at the collection of mystery stories written by Natalya Solntseva, a famous detective writer. Special attention it her detectives is given to artifacts.

Each story has an appeal of its own, its small mystery and its own artifact: emeralds of Princess Yusupova, gold of the Scythians, the ancient medallion, necklace made by the famous French jeweler… The fine style and unique plots are sure to bring a lot of pleasure both to Natalya Solntseva’s fans and to those who meets with the stories of this author for the first time.

Gold of the Scythians


Treasures from Scythian graves gained a new life changing hands and traveling from one country to another. But their way was marked by blood…

Marina Evlanova deeply worried by her son Dmitry’s behavior contacted Astra Eltsova for assistance as Astra was dealing with private investigations and could give a clear view of her son’s life. All of a sudden Dmitry divorced his wife Zlata, abandoned his position in the bank, moved to a rented apartment and decided to write a novel.

The Moon Maid’s Casket


Proserpine – goddess of the underground kingdom – possessed the casket where the secret of love and death was kept. The persons who looked inside were in danger of falling into the deadly sleep.

Astra Eltsova who entertained herself with private investigations came to the villa in the Crimea upon invitation of the master of the house, Akim Yudin. He asked her to investigate strange events which took place there.